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Old 09-26-2016, 06:28 PM   #122 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
Want to place a small bet on that?
Yeah, I'd loose that one. People be crazy.

Err... Where's the evidence for a universal, or even common, cell phone charging standard? Let's even go beyond cell phones, and look at portable devices using supposed-to-be-standard USB connectors. I have half a dozen such devices - cell phones, cameras, music players, &c - and every single one of them uses a different connector on the device.
True, there will probably always be a couple different "standards".

To take a common scenario hereabouts, have perhaps tens of thousands of people driving their EVs from the Bay Area to Tahoe ski areas on a Friday - a trip which I don't think can be done without charging even in a Tesla, given the elevation change &c. How many chargers do you need in places like Auburn to handle this?
Those multi-car families will then choose to drive their Tahoe to Tahoe instead of their daily EV commuter.
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